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A doll hand-crafted by Tasha Tudor for her daughter Bethany.

They have lived together for more than sixty-three years.

Lucinda has a lovely soft face and was made/outfitted in 1954. She is thus one of the earliest of about a dozen dolls Tudor crafted between 1949 and 1997. She has been one of the treasured family dolls.

Lucinda's wardrobe: hats, mittens and a wool plaid winter coat, dresses, petticoats and stockings! She travels with her own trunk. See item 28549 for more details.

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Tasha Tudor
American Illustrator

Tasha Tudor captivated many people during her long life (1915-2008). She illustrated children's books of her own creation as well as such classics as Mother Goose, The Secret Garden and Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen. She toured the country speaking about her books, her art and her lifestyle. She was loved for her knowledge of flowers: she knew how to grow them, she created realistic paintings of flowers. They appear in nearly all her books. Examine her art and you will discover a world of images of children, dolls, and Christmas. These are nearly all in New England settings. Wander through our web store to see images of her books, Christmas cards, paper dolls, and many fine art prints. We have original art, too. As Tasha was fond of saying... Take Joy!

Jill and John Hare, Proprietors




FEATURED ORIGINAL ART


22411:

Watercolor illustration published on page 38, MOTHER GOOSE. In Tudor's French mat, a light blue wash frame and gilt line border. Figure of a crowned Arthur running with a sack of barley meal over his shoulder, before a windmill and tree in the moonlight. The mat masks the image showing less detail at the top than is evident in the published book. This ethereal watercolor is painted on Bristol board measuring 6 7/8" x 6 1/2". Various printing notes on the back.

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22418:

A lovely and detailed watercolor published on page [15], CARRIE'S GIFT by Efner Tudor Holmes. In a tan mat under a brown mat. No signature is evident. A young girl carrying a covered basket toward a rather forlorn farm house. This is a genuinely beautiful painting in the Victorian pastoral esthetic. The published version has atrocious muted colors with none of the immediacy of the original. The matting masks quite a bit of the bottom including the girls feet.

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